Painters Paintings Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920): Alice, c. 1918, oil on canvas, 78,5 x 39 cm, Stat…
Painters Work Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920): Alice, c. 1918, oil on canvas, 78,5 x 39 cm, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
An Italian artist, Amedeo Modigliani moved from Italy to Paris in 1906, and in 1908-09 settled in Montparnasse, the place he turned a part of the worldwide artists’ scene. His eccentric way of life and early dying has contributed significantly to the parable of the bohemian Paris artwork scene.
African masks and medieval artwork had been vital sources of inspiration for Modigliani’s portray. On that foundation he developed an idiom made up of simplified, elongated shapes, accentuated right here by the tall, slim format.
Modigliani labored nearly completely with the human determine and is especially well-known for his portraits.
When he painted this portray his attribute model of rendering figures was totally fashioned. The lady is portrayed from the entrance, and the planes have a geometrical order that creates a way of calm and concord. It’s attention-grabbing to see the distinction of the colours and the finesse of some particulars.
Alice was the title given by the artist himself, putting it on the higher left, as was the customized of Modigliani.